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William TOWNSEND - convict

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Title: William Alsop, one of 1063 convicts transported on the Neptune, Scarborough and Surprize, December 1789.
Details: Sentence details: Convicted at London Gaol Delivery for a term of 7 years on 12 December 1787.
Vessel: Neptune, Scarborough and Surprize.
Date of Departure: December 1789.
Place of Arrival: New South Wales.
Source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 42


I can't find Mary in the Transportation Database or on NSW Records Convicts site.

Mary was tried in Cornwall. ?? The only one tried in Cornwall on that vessel:

Hartherleigh, Mary Convict Cornwall Assizes 21 March 1807 7 years

:2fun: say it with a silent 'H'
 
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Title: Mary Hartheleigh, one of 278 convicts transported on the Admiral Gambier and Eolus [Aeolus] , July 1808.
Details: Sentence details: Convicted at Cornwall Assizes for a term of 7 years on 21 March 1807.
Vessel: Admiral Gambier and Eolus [Aeolus].
Date of Departure: July 1808.
Place of Arrival: New South Wales.
Source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 406
 

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"Hartherleigh, Mary Convict Cornwall Assizes 21 March 1807 7 years

say it with a silent 'H' "

Excellent deduction...

There's no wonder there is only one reference to Mary Atherley, but Manchester though :confused:
 

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I have no idea where Manchester came from.

I think if nothing more can be found for:

TOWNSEND, William. Per "Batavia", 1818

then that's it for this topic.


I have the Old Bailey details and the entry from the Transportation database and the Colonial Secretary notes, but that's all.

His marriage in 1820 is on the list to look up, as is his burial in 1848.
 

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William Townsend
Spouse: Rebecca Sunderland
Marriage Date: 1820
Marriage Place: New South Wales
Registration Place: Parramatta, New South Wales
Registration Year: 1820
Volume Number: V A

Oh! You have that in post #1
 
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I'll look that marriage up tomorrow or Friday.

Any muster or 1841 census? Or any other ident record?


1841
TOWNSEND William 1096 North Richmond, County Cook. District Windsor [X951] 99 2223
 

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Yes thanks.


We didn't look at Rebecca.

Rebecca Sunderland was born circa 1802 in England, died on 8 Aug 1882 and was buried in St Peters, Richmond, NSW
I can't see her death. She may have remarried.
 
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Quote:
1828 New South Wales, Australia Census (TNA Copy) about William Townsend
Name: William Townsend
Arrival Date: 1818
Vessel: Batavia
Piece: HO 10/27
Province: New South Wales
Title: Census T-Z
Year(s): 1828
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1785
[About 1795] End Quote.

Image:
William 33, Batavia, 33, FS, Batavia, farmer, Richmond
Rebecca 26, CF, (can't read ship)
William 8
John 6
George 6
Mary Ann 4
Charles 2
James 1 m.
 

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Thanks Geoff.

That's a bit curious.

Rebecca's father spent 31 years in the army. Rebecca and other siblings arrived with both parents.

On January 19 1807, at Hilsea Barracks near Portsmouth, John Sunderland enlisted as a private in The New South Corps. The Description Book of the Corps records that he was of dark complexion, hazel eyes, dark brown hair and long visage. On May 18 1808 he embarked for New South Wales with his detachment of the Corps, on board the convict transport "Speke". Accompanying John was his wife Mary and their children: - George, born 1801, Rebecca, born 1802, Sarah, born 1805 and John, born 1807.
 

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This is interesting..

James Ball
Spouse: Rebecca Townshend
Marriage Date: 1849
Marriage Place: New South Wales
Registration Place: Richmond, New South Wales
Registration Year: 1849
Volume Number: V C

Death:
Name: Rebecca Ball
Death Date: 1882
Death Place: New South Wales
Father's Name: John
Mother's Name: Mary
Registration Year: 1882
Registration Place: Richmond, New South Wales
Registration number: 9048

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